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Large Detached Villa With Indoor Heated Pool, 10 Bedrooms Sleeps 30

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Magnolias House, Sun Terrace Room and Annex (if required) - Torquay, South Devon, English Riviera - Peaceful Location close To Local Amenities & Beach

A luxurious House/Villa located in the heart of Torquay's 'Millionaires Row', in the quiet and sought after residential area of Wellswood.

Perfect for larger families and groups of friends wishing to celebrate that special occasion or simply enjoy a luxury vacation.

Magnolias nestles into Torquay, the English Riviera beautifully where a 10 minute walk will take you directly to the beach and fabulous scenic views and walks.

Our Property can accommodate up to 30 guests, where the main house comprises of with two large family rooms, 3 double bedrooms, 1 children's room and the detached self contained, Sun Room on the terrace (sleeping 24 in the main house) add the Annex with 3 double bedrooms and take your party size to 30.

Child friendly equipment such as high chairs and stair gates can be arranged with Hayley on booking, and with our Security gate increases the safety of the property, where you're more than welcome to bring your pets.

The Villa also boasts ample outside entertainment facilities, a large sun terrace with exceptional sea views and large decking area for outside dining and relaxation.

To invigorate your stay the property finishes in style with the largest indoor heated residential swimming pool in the South West, that is exclusively available for guests.

*Please note that check in days are restricted to Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays only

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Hayley

Torquay is where I was born and despite being well travelled I would not chose to live anywhere else. My house is situated in the affluent area of Ilsham Marine Drive. A beautiful valley and wooded area leads to the seafront and beach facilities, all within a 10 minute walk. In the opposite direction the village of Wellswood can be found, which offers a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, beauty salons, hairdressers and a Pub, within a 5-10 minute walk.

So more people can enjoy the benefits of this stunning location.

Hayley purchased this house in 1998

Why Hayley chose Torquay

The property is within 2 miles of a local train station. Exeter airport is approximately 25 miles away and Bristol airport is 90 miles away.

Local shops are a 5 minute walk, whilst the centre of Torquay town is approximately 2 miles.

For those wanting to expand on their shopping experience the historic City of Exeter is 22 miles away. Approximately 30 miles to the west, The city of Plymouth, which is the largest of Devon's cities, can be found. It has a maritime history of great importance and is also the home to the National Marine Aquarium. Dartmoor National Park which is full of legends, folklore and wild ponies can be reached by 30-40 minutes car drive.

What makes this house unique

I purchased this property as my family home. The house itself had so much to offer but I have continued to add to the property and enhance its features.

Magnolias house has the largest residential heated indoor swimming pool in the south west. The large sun decking area attracts all day sunshine and the views from this area are breath taking.

I have made sure the downstairs area is accessible for those with restricted mobility.


Torquay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Toilet 1 - toilet , Ground Floor
    Toilet 2 - toilet , Ensuite to Bedroom 3
    Toilet 3 - toilet , Ensuite to Bedroom 4
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , jetted tub , Ensuite to Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower , Family Bathroom includes separate shower
    Ensuite to Sun Terrace Room - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , Ensuite to Bedroom 8
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower , Main family bathroom within the Annex
    Pool Shower - shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Full ensuite to bedroom 6
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 6 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , (Bedroom 1 of the Annex)
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double , (Bedroom 2 of the Annex)
    Bedroom 10 - 1 double , (Bedroom 3 of the Annex)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Mixed style accommodation that would suit a range of criteria. Large single sex parties accepted. Would be well suited to Stag and Hens parties as well as being perfectly suited to a relaxed large family holiday. Main Villa - 7 dbl bedrooms - 3 living areas - 7 bathrooms - sun terrace - upper decking area - lower decking area - sun terrace - exclusive pool access - private secure gated courtyard/drive (10 cars) Magnolias Annex - 3 dbl bedrooms - living area - 2 bathrooms - private gated courtyard - 2 cars Sun Terrace - dbl bedroom 1 bathroom - living area - kitchenette - located on upper decking area. Full sky package in both properties. Outside: Large secure gated courtyard leads off private drive. Courtyard will park 10 cars and is fully remote controlled and light monitored. Sun Terrace / Decking Areas/BBQ These areas come with seating and dining facilities as well as sun loungers and patio furniture, sun parasol. Outside areas have full glass surround lighting as well as lighting in all glass panels. Sun terrace is illuminated via LED lighting Large Gas style BBQ is available for use.


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Large Detached Villa With Indoor Heated Pool, 10 Bedrooms Sleeps 30
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Just Fabulous !!!!

Just returned from my future neice's Hen Party....Everything about the house is Amazing it's the Perfect locations for a large group get away, the pool was Beautiful and the view from the large sun terrace was stunning!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Ian and I would hope to see you again. Thank you for staying with us :)
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Incredible from start to finish

  • 5 of 5

Walking in initially was breathtaking, the house is stunning, the facilities are great and Hayley was incredibly helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Pefect get away

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was to celebrate my sons 21st and in no way did it disappoint . The house is as described on the web site, spacious , clean , great location with excellent facilities to suit all ages. Hayley and Ian were the perfect hosts and met every request . I would highly recommend staying at Magnolias House for any group celebration .

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Ian and I are always pleased to see the house being used to its full potential, and the memories you will have created of your celebration here at Magnolias. We would love to see you again in the future. All the best, Hayley and Ian.
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Wow! What a brilliant stay we had!

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is Wow!

Throughout the whole process (which was about a year) Hayley was incredible. At first, because I couldn't find many reviews I was a bit worried about booking for so many people but Hayley made me feel so comfortable. She sent me videos of the house and it really did live up to the expectations. We had 24 very happy hens who all thought the house was incredible. We most definitely will be coming back!

The house is in walking distance of the beautiful harbour and if you get a weekend like we did the walk is stunning (even if you are a bit hungover)!!

Guys- don't miss out on this amazing house! Book now!

Louise's hen group- May 2016 X

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Would love to see you all again in the future. Hayley
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Amazing party house

  • 5 of 5

We booked magnolias house for my daughters hen party. What can I say it was amazing the pool was a big hit and the games room. The top decking was fab we were lucky with the weather and made full use of it with buttlers in the buff lol. The whole house just flowed beautify. Lots of room for everyone. The owners cater for parties with plastic cups and glasses everything you need. The area it is in isn't far from shops. BBQ time you have farm foods local and all other main supermarkets couldn't be better. Because it was a hen party I took two slow cookers and two skillets with me (curry and chilli) and special fried rice for the buttlers to serve lol everybody is still talking about the place and the party itself! Best party and place ever. Thank you magnolias house we will be back :-)

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review, where we would love to see you again in the future. Hayley
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I booked this holiday home as a last minute stay and are still 'absolutely thrilled' of the pure 5 star quality of not just the house but the customer service and hospitality of the owners.

Just to start... I must have made a dozen phonecalls to Hayley before our travel, who was always so obliging and helpful at any time of the day. Including best travel routes, main attractions of Torquay and the best restaurants and activities for the children whilst we were here.

Upon arrival not only were we 'WOW'd' by the house (and swimming pool) but Hayley and Ian had provided a variety of snacks/nibbles and prosecco (also lager for the men) for our arrival - after a long journey we truly appreciated this (thank you).

The interior of this house is not something you will see everyday and would recommend to anyone.

As a group of 20 there was enough room for all of us and never felt on top of each other. The entertainment areas were very spacious, but at the same time intimate. All aspects of having large parties to holiday have been very well thought through... right down to the extra toaster and the three additional refrigeration units - our favorite being the beer fridge :)

A simple thing that really meant a lot to us was the Apple television as we were able to reminisce our daily activities as a family at the end of the day.

Netflix and full sky package was an absolute hit with everyone in our party, all on full view on a 50" television with a superb sound system - you could feel every kick of the ball!!! (you could have been at the stadium)

My family and I are very worldly travelled, but this is the first time my children have cried upon leaving.

This house does exactly what it says 'on the tin', therefore we look forward to returning with friends in the future.

Thank you so much Hayley and Ian for making this a very special and memorable holiday.


  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
34.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
St Marychurch
Nearest Train
2.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
9.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Nearest Ski
4.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.2 Miles
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Full adult package holidays available on request.

Stag and Hens parties can be catered for all arrangements discussed.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $553.94
Pet Fee $69.24

Booking Notes:
All booking requirements considered. Please make contact by phone or email Hayley at:

Changeover Day:
Doesn't include Saturdays

Notes on prices:
Prices on request as dates and accommodation are flexible to your needs. POA for all your specific requirements.

30% of full rental value to be paid to secure booking and final installment plus security deposit due 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Amendments to payment dates must be made on enquiry.
Any last minute bookings to be paid in full

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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